snd_pcm_get_format_name()

Convert a format value into a human-readable text string

Synopsis:

#include <sys/asoundlib.h>

const char *snd_pcm_get_format_name( int format );

Arguments:

format
The format number (one of the SND_PCM_SFMT_* constants).

Library:

libasound.so

Use the -l asound option to qcc to link against this library.

Description:

The snd_pcm_get_format_name() function converts a format member or manifest of the form SND_PCM_SFMT_* to a text string suitable for displaying to a human user:

SND_PCM_SFMT_U8
Unsigned 8-bit
SND_PCM_SFMT_S8
Signed 8-bit
SND_PCM_SFMT_U16_LE
Unsigned 16-bit Little Endian
SND_PCM_SFMT_U16_BE
Unsigned 16-bit Big Endian
SND_PCM_SFMT_S16_LE
Signed 16-bit Little Endian
SND_PCM_SFMT_S16_BE
Signed 16-bit Big Endian
SND_PCM_SFMT_U24_LE
Unsigned 24-bit Little Endian
SND_PCM_SFMT_U24_BE
Unsigned 24-bit Big Endian
SND_PCM_SFMT_S24_LE
Signed 24-bit Little Endian
SND_PCM_SFMT_S24_BE
Signed 24-bit Big Endian
SND_PCM_SFMT_U32_LE
Unsigned 32-bit Little Endian
SND_PCM_SFMT_U32_BE
Unsigned 32-bit Big Endian
SND_PCM_SFMT_S32_LE
Signed 32-bit Little Endian
SND_PCM_SFMT_S32_BE
Signed 32-bit Big Endian
SND_PCM_SFMT_A_LAW
A-Law
SND_PCM_SFMT_MU_LAW
Mu-Law
SND_PCM_SFMT_FLOAT_LE
Float Little Endian
SND_PCM_SFMT_FLOAT_BE
Float Big Endian
SND_PCM_SFMT_FLOAT64_LE
Float64 Little Endian
SND_PCM_SFMT_FLOAT64_BE
Float64 Big Endian
SND_PCM_SFMT_IEC958_SUBFRAME_LE
IEC-958 Little Endian
SND_PCM_SFMT_IEC958_SUBFRAME_BE
IEC-958 Big Endian
SND_PCM_SFMT_IMA_ADPCM
Ima-ADPCM
SND_PCM_SFMT_GSM
GSM
SND_PCM_SFMT_MPEG
MPEG
SND_PCM_SFMT_SPECIAL
Special

Returns:

A character pointer to the text format name.

Don't modify the strings that this function returns.

Classification:

QNX Neutrino

Safety:
Cancellation point No
Interrupt handler No
Signal handler Yes
Thread Yes